Saul Steinberg (American, 1914-1999) The Number Carrier
- Sold for:
- American & European Works of Art - 2547B
- Date / Time :
- May 20, 2011 12:00PM
Saul Steinberg (American, 1914-1999)
The Number Carrier
Signed and dated "STEINBERG 1962" in pen l.r., stamped "THE NEW YORKER EDITORIAL
DEPARTMENT..." on the reverse.
Ink on paper, sheet size 14 3/8 x 23 in. (36.5 x 58.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Mat burn, masking tape hinged to backing mat, pencil crop marks l.r. and l.l.
Provenance: Purchased from Obelisk Gallery, January 2, 1968.
Literature: Saul Steinberg, Steinberg: The New World, New York: Harper and Row, 1965 (illus.).
N.B. A copy of the book Steinberg: The New World and a copy of the Obelisk Gallery sales invoice accompany the lot.
Minor acid burn to sheet, handling creases, no additional condition issues to report.